Hey kids, what time is it? Better check the ping pong balls to find out! When turned off, this unique clock looks like a bunch of ping pong balls in a picture frame, but when activated, it turns into a bright and colorful digital clock.
While it’s illegal to spray-paint graffiti in most places, as far as I know, there’s no law against painting with light. And while you’re not going to be creating any masterworks with this spray can, you’ll at least be able to tell the time.
Despite their simplicity, cubes are still one of the coolest shapes for gadgets – especially when they look like they’re melting into your desk. These cubic speakers and clocks remind me of the awe-inspiring Borg Cube from Star Trek: The Next Generation – only much smaller.
If there’s one thing I like about having irregular jobs, it’s not having to do the 9-to-5 grind every day.
Granted, I’ve had jobs that required I work these hours, and I generally hated it. Early to bed and early to rise might make a man healthy, wealthy and wise, but it also makes him grumpy.
Modder Dataman recently got his hands on Adafruit’s Monochron Pong Clock and massaged it into this cool Space Invaders clock – nicknamed the Intruderchron. Even though originally, the video game Space Invaders came out 6 years after Pong, the Space Invaders clock uses the same hardware as the Pong clock.
I won’t lie to you, gentle readers. I don’t count monitoring power consumption among my various geeky interests. Chalk it up to the arrogance of youth. Or perhaps it’s because I’m not yet a homeowner, so I don’t fret about such things.